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Sri Lanka – 5 Things to do in beautiful Ella

Trip to Ella: To get from Weligama to Unawatuna, we took the Tuk Tuk to Mataram and from there the bus to Ella. The bus was 240 LKR p.p. (price Aug. 2016) The drive to Ella was already beautiful even the bus was absolutely full and when i say full, I mean full. People were Read More

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Sri Lanka – Dhowa Rock Temple

The Dhowa Rock Temple dates back over 2000 years and is a protected heritage site + a hidden gem in the surroundings of Ella. I really enjoyed seeing it. The Dhowa Rock Temple (also known as Dowa Rajamaha Viharaya) is famous for the beautiful paintings and sculptures in the temple and of course for the Read More

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Sri Lanka РUVA Halpewatte Tea Factory 

With the map that we got from our home stay it was easy to find the UVA Hallewatte Tea Factory but Ella is anyway not complicated to get around. The tea factory is in a massive old building up on a hill with an impressive view from the balcony that runs around the waiting hall/tea Read More

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Sri Lanka РHiking up little Adams Peak 

Little Adams Peak was recommended to us from a few people for it’s amazing views, easy hike and accessible from town . Hiking up Little Adams Peak is around 30-45 min and definitely easier as his big brother the Adam’s Peak with around 5-6 Hours and lots and lots of stairs. Also we heard if Read More

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Sri Lanka – Things to do in Weligama – surf, sun and ice cream vans

We collected our bags at the Jungle beach Hostel in Unawatuna and went down with the scooters to the bus station. Weligama is only a 45 min bus ride away from Unawatuna but unfortunately we found out that it is much easier to catch a bus from a big bus station, then standing with 5 Read More